When Paul George played at Golden State last season, he missed all seven shots he took and finished scoreless in Indiana’s loss. Instead of sulking, he went straight to the gym after the Pacers arrived back home in the wee hours of the morning.
Taj Gibson’s athletic move to the hoop was upheld by video review as the Chicago Bulls evened their record at 20-20.
Taj Gibson made a layup at the buzzer in overtime, lifting the Chicago Bulls to a 102-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.
Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 31 points and Dwight Howard added 24 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-113 win over Portland on Monday night that snapped the Trail Blazers’ five-game winning streak.
Shooting guard Joe Johnson has been on a roll, and his diverse offensive skills have also helped raise his teammates’ level of play.
Joe Johnson scored 25 points for the Nets, who have won seven of their last eight, and the Knicks, meanwhile, lost their fourth in a row.
Al Jefferson sat at his locker pondering how the Charlotte Bobcats nearly surrendered a 30-point lead they held late in the third quarter.
Missing two of the stars who carried them to the N.C.A.A. championship game last season, the Wolverines put their trust in a pair of young players: Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas.
Paul Millsap scored 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame LeBron James’ 30 points to beat the Miami Heat 121-114 on Monday night.
Anthony Davis scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans snapped their eight-game losing streak with a 95-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
It might not be a stretch to say that Raymond Felton played one of his worst games as a Knick on Monday. How bad was Felton, who missed 9-of-11 shots from the floor and turned the ball over three times? If he was a coach, James Dolan might have fired him already.
If the multiple rounds of boos didn’t tell the full story inside the Garden, a few discernible “Brook-lyn” chants certainly filled in the remaining holes. The resurgent Nets distanced themselves from the sinking Knicks by cruising to a swift 103-80 victory in Manhattan.
The look of sheer disgust was obvious on Carmelo Anthony’s face when Andrea Bargnani missed a defensive rotation ? shocking, right? ? and allowed Deron Williams to make a wide open jumper. Right on cue, ESPN cameras caught Anthony’s immediate and telling reaction from the bench.
Veteran point guard Beno Udrih has requested a trade from the Knicks, a source confirmed Monday night to the Daily News. The source said both sides agree that Udrih’s tenure in New York “is not working,” and that the Knicks have agreed to attempt to accommodate his desire to be moved.
Metta World Peace said he planned to have a fifth blood spinning procedure on his troublesome left knee following Monday’s 103-80 loss to the Nets, “the last one,” he proclaimed before the game. World Peace, who hasn’t played since Dec. 27, said he knew all along he would have five procedures.
Remember ESPN.com’s SCHOENE preseason projections? The statistics-based computer projection had the Knicks winning just 37 games this year.Fans and some media members (this one included) strongly disagreed with the prediction. But it looks like SCHOENE, ESPN analyst Kevin Pelton’s system, was right on. Heck, maybe it was even a little optimistic?Through 41 games, the Knicks are 15-26. That means they are on pace to win just 30 games.